admin by Team Wayblaze | 12 Oct 2016
Local Business, Economic Development,Local Food

Launch an aquaponics and greens gardening business


This idea is to raise funds to set up an aquaponics and greens systems to grow fish and salad greens and sell them to local residents, restaurants and/or food retailers. There are now a range of great books on how to set up an aquaponics system, the most popular of which is Aquaponic Gardening by Sylvia Bernstein. Click here to see a range of books on this topic:

A social enterprise in the United Kingdom successfully raised the equivalent of about $27,000 CAN to fund an aquaponic urban farm in a used shipping container. You can view their campaign here:

This idea could be funded as a rewards project where backers receive free fish and/or free micro-greens in return for their contribution.

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